Events such as Your Journey Starts Here and the Sophomore Summit are not possible without generous support from the following members of our business community:
Without these partners and their commitment to the WIB’s vision of a workforce whose skills are well-matched to employers’ needs and who enjoy personally and professionally rewarding work, the Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board could not bring you today’s event. Please show your appreciation for their support by giving them your business, and by giving them a round of applause right now. Thank you!
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., Rutland: Founded in 1975, Casella Waste Systems has grown well beyond its humble beginnings in Rutland, Vermont to become one of the nation’s leading providers of waste and recycling services. Casella currently employs more than 2,400 employees throughout the northeast and serves customers in more than 40 states. We believe the work we do is vitally important and meaningful and that our employees are the stewards of our region’s breathtaking natural beauty.
Vermont Community Foundation: The Vermont Community Foundation was established in 1986 as a permanent source of support for the state. We are a family of hundreds of funds and foundations created by Vermonters to serve their charitable goals. We provide the advice, investment vehicles, and back-office expertise to make your giving easy and inspiring. Together, our funds and programs provide more than $12 million a year in grants in Vermont and beyond.
The Vermont Country Store: Purveyors of the Practical and Hard-to-Find—Owned by
the Orton Family since 1946, with stores in Weston, Rockingham and Rutland and
Distribution Centers in North Clarendon and Manchester
Ellison Surface Technologies: An industry leader in engineered surface coating solutions and special processes– with locations in Rutland and North Clarendon, as well as Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Canada and Mexico
VSECU: VSECU is a values-based financial cooperative that is open to everyone who lives or works in Vermont. Our vision is to inspire a movement that brings people together to empower the possibilities for greater financial, environmental, and social prosperity.
Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: Offering free, flexible services to
any Vermonter or employer dealing with a disability that affects employment,
partnering with human service providers and employers across the state to help people
with disabilities realize their full potential
Community Care Network: With a mission to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human services—Thriving Community, Empowered Lives
Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of the Southwest Region: Providing home health, hospice and community services with locations in Bennington, Dorset, Manchester and Rutland—and a national reputation for quality care